NCI Blog

How to Transition to a Career in Tech: 5 Steps to Follow

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 29 November 2022
With so many changes in the workforce in recent years, including the shift to remote and hybrid working models, many professionals are seeking more flexible working arrangements. According to the CSO, 88% of those in employment who worked remotely during the pandemic would like to continue to do so, with 6 in 10 preferring a mix of remote and office work.
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Why Studying Blockchain Should Be Your Next Career Move

Posted by Conor Sisk on 28 November 2022
Many people immediately think cryptocurrencies when they hear the word Blockchain, partly because of its long association as the technology on which Bitcoin runs. However, there is a growing use of blockchain technology across many sectors.
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5 Big Reasons Why You Should Get an MBA Degree

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 28 October 2022
An MBA or Master of Business Administration is synonymous with senior management leadership positions. At NCI, we think of an MBA as a ‘passport’ that can open up new career opportunities both in Ireland and internationally.
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Getting Ahead of the Game with Work Placement at L'Oréal

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 14 October 2022
One of the biggest things we at NCI pride ourselves on is that the College provides industry-oriented courses which offer a clear link between academia and business. Trinity's story exemplifies this focus as she takes us through the careers support she received during the application process right up to where she sees herself going next with L'Oréal, the company she is currently completing her work placement programme with.
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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Let's Focus on Abilities

Posted by Catherine Elliott on 04 October 2022
This week marks Dyslexia Awareness Week. Dyslexia is the label given to a learning difference that one in ten people have been diagnosed with. It affects the fluency and accuracy of reading and spelling.
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Dyslexia Awareness Week: Brian's Student Story

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 30 September 2022
As it's Dyslexia Awareness Week, we want to highlight that at NCI, we focus on abilities rather than difficulties which students with dyslexia may experience.
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6 Ways Postgraduate Studies Can Help You Further Your Career

Posted by Conor Sisk on 27 September 2022
Are you ready to take the next step in your career but unsure how to do it? Postgraduate study could be your answer! Whatever your current career goals are, whether you want to move into a management role, earn a higher salary or change career paths entirely, acquiring a postgraduate degree can help you work towards achieving these goals.
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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Postgraduate Business Programme

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 16 August 2022
Dr Paul Hanly, Associate Professor and Vice Dean of Postgraduate Studies at NCI’s School of Business, hosted a webinar sharing useful insights into studying a part-time postgraduate programme in business.
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Did You Know...? Some FAQs About NCI for CAO Students

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 11 August 2022
Are you beginning your journey to third-level education? Or maybe you're applying for Available Places? If you're thinking about your college choices and filling in your CAO application, then you might be considering joining us at National College of Ireland which means you might have some questions for us! 
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Available Places: Another Chance to Study at NCI in September

Posted by Andrea Leyden on 05 August 2022
If you missed the CAO deadline or you're unhappy with your previous course choices, you can submit an application for Available Places on the CAO website. 
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